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The Thurber carnival

James Thurber

The Thurber carnival

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English


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Statementwritten and illustrated by James Thurber.
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Pagination305 p.
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15065334M


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--IV from The Middle-Aged Man on the Flying Trapeze --V My Life and Hard Times, complete --VI from Fables for Our Time and Famous Poems Illustrated --VII from The Owl in the Attic --VIII from The Seal in the Bedroom --IX from Men, Women and Dogs --The Thurber Carnival, A bestseller upon its initial publication inThe Thurber Carnival includes dozens of Thurber's most famous stories and drawings.

The pieces here, most of which first appeared in The New Yorker, include My Life and Hard Times (in its entirety), Fables for Our Time (in its entirety), "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," "The Catbird Seat," and many other Thurber : Thurber House.

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James Thurber's unique ability to convey the vagaries of life in a funny, witty, and often satirical way earned him accolades as one of the finest humorists of the twentieth century.

A bestseller upon its initial publication in The Thurber Carnival captures the depth and breadth of. The Thurber Carnival is divided up into several pieces a few not before published in book form but most drawn from earlier collections. Of course we have The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and one of my own favorites The Unicorn in the Garden.

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